- About Bernard Rimland
Full name: Bernard Rimland
Also known as: Bernard Rimland, Rimland, Bernard
Education: Pennsylvania State University
Professions: American psychologist
- Bernard Rimland Known for
Autism: researched causes, epidemic, the thiomersal theory, and biomedical treatment.
- Bernard Rimland Death information
Died: Tuesday, 21st of November, 2006 (Age: 78)
- Bernard Rimland Biography
Bernard Rimland, PhD (November 15, 1928 – November 21, 2006) was an American research psychologist, writer, lecturer, and advocate for autistic children, ADHD, learning disabilities, and mental retardation.Based in San Diego, California since 1940, Rimland was the founder, in 1967, and director of the Autism Research Institute (ARI), and founder of the Autism Society of America (ASA), in 1965. Rimland was long an internationally recognized authority on autism spectrum disorders, and was the father of a high-functioning autistic son.
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